COUN7516: Play Therapy II: Childhood Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment Planning, and Parent Consultation

This course will examine the common childhood diagnoses that present at time of treatment. The healthy personality development will be discussed as it relates to abnormal childhood development and how these developmental differences can impact case conceptualization and treatment planning. This course will also introduce assessment and diagnosis tools using specific play therapy techniques. Students will learn how to develop appropriate treatment plans for these challenging diagnoses and discuss how certain play themes within the context of the play sessions can be utilized in effective adult collaboration and parent consultation practices. Fee: Additional fee required.